Weight Watchers Program Starting February 4th

A new session of Weight Watchers will be held at Grace Cottage Hospital starting February 4, 2015.   The program meets every Wednesday from 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm for 12 weeks from February 4th to April 22nd.  Registration will take place on January 28th. Meetings are held in the Community Wellness Center, located in the Heins […]

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Expanded Hours at Messenger Valley Pharmacy

Messenger Valley Pharmacy is excited to announce expanded hours.  Starting Friday January 2, 2015, the pharmacy will be open daily at 8 am.   The pharmacy will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm.  On Saturdays, the pharmacy will be open 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.      

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Free Tobacco Cessation Class at Grace Cottage

TOWNSHEND – Ready to quit smoking? Grace Cottage Hospital’s FreshStart Tobacco Cessation Class can help. Free nicotine replacement products are available for any Vermont resident enrolled in this program. This free class will be held on four Tuesdays, January 6-27, from 5:00-6:00 p.m., in Grace Cottage Hospital’s Community Wellness Center, 133 Grafton Rd. (Rte. 35), […]

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Grace Cottage Family Health Holiday Hours

Grace Cottage Family Health will be closing on Christmas Eve at 12:00 p.m., and will be closed Christmas Day. The Family Health Clinic will also be closed on New Year’s Day. Enjoy a safe and happy holiday!

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Grace Cottage Hospital Announces Changes to Board of Trustees

TOWNSHEND, VT—Grace Cottage Hospital announced today changes to its Board of Trustees.   After 23 years of service, Deborah Boyle has decided to retire from the Grace Cottage Hospital Board of Trustees.  During that time, Boyle served as President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Chair of the Financing and Audit Committee as well as many other capacities […]

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Messenger Valley Pharmacy Holiday Hours

Messenger Valley Pharmacy will be closing on Christmas Eve at 2:00 p.m., and will be closed Christmas Day. The Pharmacy will also be closed on New Year’s Day. Enjoy a safe and happy holiday!

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It's National Influenza Vaccination Week

BURLINGTON – The flu is spreading in Vermont, but it’s not too late to get your flu vaccine. Flu season tends to peak between December and February, and can extend as late as May, so there’s still time to get protected and limit the spread of flu among family and friends. In 2013, about 44 […]

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Grace Cottage Hospital Announces Collaboration with Green Lantern Group on 500kw Community Solar Project

Townshend – Grace Cottage Hospital and Green Lantern Group have entered into an agreement to collaborate on a 500 kilowatt community solar array. The electricity generated by this array, located in Pittsford, Vermont, will serve the main Grace Cottage Hospital buildings and Pittsford’s municipal buildings. The project will generate significant savings for Grace Cottage Hospital […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Ebola

What is Ebola? Ebola is a virus.  It was discovered in 1976 near the Ebola River in Africa.  Since then, outbreaks have appeared sporadically in Africa. What are the symptoms of Ebola? Symptoms include: Fever Severe headache Chills Muscle pain Malaise Vomiting Stomach pain Diarrhea Loss of appetite How is Ebola spread? Ebola is transmitted […]

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